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. >>> a rough afternoon for cisco systems. the networking giant ordered to pay $70 million to a new york company. a jury found that cisco fraudulently obtained technology. cisco says it will appeal. >>> it has been a whirl wind of 48 hours for twitter. the san francisco company which lets you communicate to the world in 180 characters or less turned seven years old yesterday and has shown why people love it and in some cases fear it. >> reporter: ipad in hand you can say sergeant mike fisher is what twitter is all about, sending out quick messages to followers about what he and the mountain view police department is doing as part of a global tweet athon featuring pds. >> we are able to interact with the community on a quicker level. as soon as we send information out and say there is a traffic accident we can put that out right away and it feeds off. we have close to 5,500 followers. we are hitting that many people instantly. >> reporter: it's not every day that every traffic stop is broadcast via twitter but in 140 characters or less this department and this town is becoming a two-way street. >
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the right things, they're replicated in the future. >> cisco systems provided the funding for this pilot program. >> a cyclist accused of hitting a pedestrian in san francisco will face trial. the cyclist broke down in tears today as his attorney told the court he's a good man. the prosecutors say he ran multiple red lights and stop signs on his bicycle before running in a 71-year-old man and killing him. he will be arraigned on march 21st on charges of feen vehicular man slaughter. >> a reward doubled for any information leading to the arrests of the person who poisoned a richmond police dog. it happened last week. police say the officer's home was broken into and burglars poisoned his two dogs. the officer's dog and the police dog that he works with. the police dog is recovering, but the officer's personal dog is dead. an east bay pet supply food chain, pet food express added $10,000 to the reward money already offered by the richmond police department. >> in just 20 days, the morning commute on the golden gate bridge will look different. toll collectors will no longer take your money.